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What We Do

Application forms

Application forms and other forms in respect of employment permits.

Employment Permits Online System (EPOS)

There is a step by step User Guide (PDF document) available in the footer information on the online system epos.djei.ie which includes documentary requirements for each application type. 

The online application system for employment permits brings a number of significant benefits:

  • Faster turnaround of applications.
  • Easier, online submission of supporting documentation.
  • Secure Online Fee Payments (where applicable) by credit/debit card.
  • As the new system continuously validates your data and supporting documentation there will be fewer errors and rejected applications.
  • Intuitive user experience with help information and relevant mandatory fields.

The Department invites you to submit your application(s) electronically from now on to avail of these benefits. The Department also welcomes your feedback in relation to the online process and if you have any comments or come across any issues you can email us at the dedicated email account at epos@djei.ie.

An application for any employment permit MUST be received at least 12 weeks before the proposed employment start date.

A contract of employment signed by both parties MUST be submitted with each application.

Other forms

Redundancy Notification Form

Transfer of Undertaking Form

Transfer of Undertaking Form (Contractor)

Transfer of Undertaking Form (Intra-Company Transfer)

Review of Decision to Refuse or Revoke an Employment Permit Form

Green Card / Critical Skills Request for Support Letter

If an application is required to be made manually for either Trusted Partner Registration or for an Employment Permit, please email epforms@enterprise.gov.ie and request specific Application Form by Employer type in the subject bar of the email, that is, TP Critical Skills/TP Intra-Company Transfer New or SE Critical Skills/SE Intra-Company Transfer New.